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Gaziano & Girling Appreciation & Shoe Appreciation Thread (including reviews, purchases, pictures, e

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luk-cha, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. Saratorial_Splender

    Saratorial_Splender Senior member

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    Sure there is an RTW for uggly stuff as well.
    Thank you for making my point. Still boxy, ugly, and commonly pedestrian no matter how you put it. Well made for sure, but nothing special.
     
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    Quick iPhone shot; I can wear on Monday and give you fit pics then... [​IMG]
     
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    The wax is softer than Saphir. It dries out and cracks in the tin relatively quickly. OTOH the wax still works quite well even dried and cracked.

    Does G&G not give out the wax on MTO? I have one G&G MTO pair when they first started the business and I don't remember if I got a tin of wax then.
     
  4. in stitches

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    shorter than i would have expected.


    +1. the STJ in polo suede is one of my fave shoes. hope to get a pair sooner than later.


    i do not recall geting one either.
     
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    Wow, they look great. Not sure if it's a colour I'd personally go for but it's definitely got me thinking about a suede/calf combo on a pair of oxfords in future.
     
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    These are from bespoke-england tumblr. I would do this model but in black.
     
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    In the G&G finishing room you will often find tins of polish intentionally left without the lids on to help dry the polish out to make it harder so it dries quicker when it's applied on to the leather.

    Sending tins of polish with MTO's can cause difficulties with customs. I once sent a tin in the shoe parcel to the US and customs requested documentation because of the chemicals. This was more hassle than it was worth and delayed the shoes arriving.
     
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    What kind of shoe cream color does G&G recommend using on there vintage oak?
     
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    no worries, my friend. i was not expecting it in the least. just letting poorsod know that he was not alone.
     
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    Alone in what? I have a number of tins from my bespoke orders. I thought the wax may have been included in all orders.
     
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    You have the taste of a butcher from Dubai who won the lotto. - Fuuma
     
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    lolol hilarious saying.
     
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    i thought you were saying you couldnt recall getting a tin with the MTO, i was saying that in my MTO i didnt get a tin. just confirming the MTOs dont generally come with tin, at least if they are being shipped to the US.
     
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    Thank you chogall. You're too kind! I have the best taste and I am not afraid to stand up for it.

    By the way, how did you know that I am from Dubai and won the lotto???

    [​IMG]
     
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    I think I'd be quite happy with a few boxy, ugly and commonly pedestrian bespoke round toe shoes by Delos.

    More so than with the somewhat bourgeois prevailing chisel toe, in fact.

     
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    Wonderfull. Delos is at LVHM, quite a success from what I hear!
    I am not sure anymore if this is a forum or a club.

    By the way, in case you need a lesson these are what you think ""bourgeois prevailing chisel toe"", G&G Deco last, TG73, MH71 and DG70, EG 888, JL 8000!!
     
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    Luscious colour.
     
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    Watch out, you might get acused of having a sense of style for liking these shoes!
     
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    exactly.


    1. Any post with the word "bourgeois" should be immediately recognised as tongue-in-cheek. Especially in response to the term "commonly pedestrian". I mean, if you really can't see the difference between the Delos lasts and more prevalent round toe lasts then there's little point in entertaining conversation.

    2. Absolutely in agreement about the bolded.

    3, Not sure what to say except that I prefer the JL7000, GG06, EG82, and Vass F. See in stitches' post.
     

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